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Wooing, wedding and power : women in Shakespeare's plays / Irene G. Dash.

  • Author

    Dash, Irene G.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    New York : Columbia University Press, 1981.

  • Subject

    Women in literature

    Feminism in literature

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Characters Women.

  • Accession number


  • Class

    Reading Room - 48.1/DAS

  • ISBN

    0231052391, 0231052383

  • Language


  • Physical description

    xiii,295 p. : ill., facsims.,ports. ; 24 cm.

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Bibliography, etc. note: Bibliography, p267-283. - Includes index. Formatted contents note: Contents: Part one. Courtship. Oath-taking: Love's labour's lost -- Challenging patterns: The taming of the shrew -- Part two. Sexuality. Growing up: Romeo and Juliet -- A woman tamed: Othello -- Courageous wives: The winter's tale -- Part three. Power. The paradox of power: the Henry VI-Richard III tetralogy -- Union of roles: Antony and Cleopatra -- Emerging from the shadows. Uk-SuSCL.